Joburg, Qhubeka give learners pedal power

By Tshepiso Tshabalala- Orlando Communal Hall was filled to the brim with happy faces when more than 100 learners became proud owners of brand new bicycles courtesy of the City of Joburg, Dimension Data and not-for-profit organisation Qhubeka.   The excited recipients walk scores of kilometres to and fro school and the new bicycles will... Continue Reading →

City of Johannesburg brings Imbizo to the youth

By Keneilwe Gift Ndlovu - Are you a young adult who’s interested in entrepreneurship, but you do not know where to start? We joined the Mayoral Member Candidate (MMC) for Health and Social Development Dr Mpho Phalatse as she brought the Youth Imbizo to the Cosmo City Multipurpose Centre. Bringing along with her; Government agencies,... Continue Reading →

Cleaning up Joburg in style

By Tshepiso Tshabalala - Litter has always been one of the world’s biggest and ugliest problems. There has been many complex ways to teach people on how to incorporate the triple R (Reduce, Reuse and Recycle) method into daily lives but only a few played along. That was until the city of Joburg and the... Continue Reading →

City of Joburg touches the hearts of the homeless

By Keneilwe Ndlovu - We joined non-profit organisation New Acropolis that has partnered with the City of Johannesburg to give the homeless a restaurant experience at 3 Kotze Street shelter in Johannesburg. The homeless were given various options of food to choose from and indulge. Moyo’s restaurant in Melrose Arch was one of the many sponsors... Continue Reading →

Take a hike at the burbs of Northcliff

By Tshepo Tau - Sun Screen check! Shades check! Hat check! This was us dragging our melanin dripping selves to another #ExploreJoburg trip on a Friday. We are getting the nick of this hiking thing after we explored Mellville Kopies a few weeks ago and thought why not carry on and convince ourselves that we... Continue Reading →

Joburg Giants

By Tshepiso Tshabalala - South Africa’s largest cricket stadium will be home to one of the world’s greatest cricket tournament. Just in two months’ time and the Joburg Giants will be bowling and betting in the most gigantic way ever. Wondering who are these Joburg Giants we on about? Well these are South Africa’s finest... Continue Reading →

Exploring Johannesburg’s Zoo Lake

By Keneilwe Gift Ndlovu  - With spring at our doorstep, this is the perfect time to take your time and explore Johannesburg’s Zoo Lake. Spring arrived earlier on our side, when we arrived at the Joburg Zoo Lake on a chilly Friday at about 10.38 am. We have to give kudus to Johannesburg Parks Zoo,... Continue Reading →

Johannesburg cemetery detour

By Keneilwe Gift Ndlovu -   The Up, up and away! Look up in the sky. It’s a bird, it’s a plane, and it’s our heroes we look up to. We took a different turn this week by touring cemeteries. Yes! You read correctly, “cemeteries”. The thought of walking around the graves sent chills down... Continue Reading →

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